Waste Collection


To provide courteous and effective waste collection services to citizens of Alachua County, and to help those citizens manage and reduce their household waste


  • Manages collection contracts and programs by cooperative effort with City of Gainesville
  • Manages, along with the City of Gainesville, a curbside collection program within the mandatory collection area - the first volume-based cart system in Florida
  • Develops and manages all non-ad valorem assessments
  • Manages and operates disposal facilities outside the mandatory collection area
  • Office of Waste Collection
  • 5620 NW 120th Lane
  • Gainesville, FL, 32653

Office Hours:
Monday thru Thursday
7:00am - 5:30pm

  • Milton Towns, CPM, CEP
  • Waste Collection Manager
  • (352) 338-3233